The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a national trade association representing the world’s leading chemical and plastics manufacturers, currently has an opportunity for Senior Director, Science and Technical Services for its Responsible Care and Value Outreach Department. ACC represents its members on public policy issues; coordinates the industry’s research and testing programs; and administers Responsible Care®, the industry’s environment, health, safety and security performance improvement initiative.
The position is responsible for designing, implementing and executing technical, scientific, and related policy strategy within the Value Chain Outreach program. The position will be a primary interface with key downstream market users, solution providers, standards setters and science organizations on issues related to scientific methods for chemical evaluation in the private sector.
The position works closely with key internal staff and external stakeholders and reports directly to the Vice President, Responsible Care and Value Chain Outreach.
Required qualifications include an advanced degree in chemistry, toxicology, chemical engineering or related degree and at least 10 or more years professional work experience, as well as proven experience in risk assessment, science policy, public policy or related field and experience in chemical or related industry or policy organization. Ability to design strategy, direction and action plans. Strong written and oral communications skills, as well as the ability to give internal and public presentations, the ability to work independently on a variety of complex matters simultaneously and lead membership groups are a must.
To learn more about ACC and the position, visit our web site at www.americanchemistry.com. ACC offers a salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits. If you meet the qualifications, please forward your resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to H_R@americanchemistry.com or fax to (202) 330 5563.